# SQLite Installation
SQLite is the default (Quick Start) and recommended database to quickly create an app locally.
# Install SQLite during app creation
Use one of the following commands:
This will create a new project and launch it in the browser.
The Quick Start Guide is a complete step-by-step tutorial.
# Install SQLite manually
In a terminal, run the following command:
Add the following code to your
# Other SQL Databases (PostgreSQL, MySQL)
Refer to the configuration section for all supported options to setup Strapi with your SQL database.
Most cloud service providers offer a managed SQL database service, which is a hassle-free way to get your database up and running. To get up and running locally, you might want to try using a Docker container.